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Institute for Strategic Enhancement of Educational Diversity (iSEED) Summer Research Experience

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Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

The Institute for Strategic Enhancement of Educational Diversity (iSEED) is a university-wide institute at the University at Buffalo. The iSEED strives to build a culturally and intellectually diverse and academically inclusive community of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff.

7 schools at UB comprise the iSEED:

-College of Arts and Sciences

-School of Dental Medicine

-School of Engineering and Applied Sciences -School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences -School of Nursing -School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences -School of Public Health and Health Professions

The iSEED Summer Research Experience is an opportunity for undergraduate students to perform research and gain understanding of graduate career opportunities at University at Buffalo.

The goals of the program are to:

-Introduce you to research in the STEM disciplines -Facilitate your understanding of recent advances in the STEM disciplines -Mentor you towards graduate or professional careers in the discipline of your choice -Guide you through novel and exciting research projects and mentored by faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows through the summer and beyond.

The iSEED Summer Research Experience will be held from late May through early August (Monday-Friday 8:30-5PM).

You will spend your days in the laboratory of your research mentor, whom you will be paired with based on your research interests. We will train you in various areas necessary to safely and efficiently perform your research and related activities

Our combination of research, academic, and social activities make for an exciting and worthwhile summer experience!

To apply for the iSEED Summer Research Experience, visit:

Application Deadline: 2/1/2024

Participating Institution(s):
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State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biomedical Engineering
Medical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences
STEM Fields

STEM Education

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